Alphabet.inc sued for Google data breach and alleged sexual misconduct

Google are up against a “credible basis” for suspicious mismanagement at Google parent firm, Alphabet, following a lawsuit filed in Delaware last week. Investigations into Alphabet have reached Chancery Court in the eastern US state of Delaware, regarding official documents linked to the way the firm dealt with allegations of sexual misconduct that were made […]

Data protection fine for UK housing developer

A UK housing developer has been issued with a financial penalty for failing to respond adequately to a Subject Access Request (SAR).  The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) released a statement recently, in which financial penalties of nearly £1,500 were broken down following Magnacrest’s inadequate compliance with data protection standards a number of years ago. The […]

Care workers’ data protection to strengthen through online security toolkit

Healthcare workers in England will have to successfully complete the entry level stage of the online Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT) before they can have access to NHSMail, reports reveal. A web-based self-assessment platform that teaches data security practice, the DPST is one more measure being taken by organisations as they bid to galvanise […]